An exquisite homestead nestled amongst 5 acres of picturesque gardens with sweeping views of the Strathbogie Ranges. An easy 2 hour drive from Melbourne, just off the Hume Fwy. Sleeping up to 7 guests in 3 bedrooms.
Be welcomed by a white stone and tree lined driveway entrance with majestic gums. The home has been extensively and thoughtfully renovated with an open plan kitchen/dining/lounge area with high ceilings, heating and cooling throughout and plenty of natural light. Heating is supplied via slow combustion wood heater supplemented by reverse cycle A/C and heating to living and all bedrooms along with a stunning rock open fireplace. There are ceiling fans in the living and dining areas.
Take in the relaxing panoramic views from the wide verandahs overlooking the working farm. You will even be able to see the cows grazing in the typical Australian landscape. This superb homestead lends itself so well to large groups getting together. With a spacious property on 5 acres of beautiful gardens, you will have plenty of space to kick back and relax. There are numerous outdoor areas where you can sit and enjoy a meal, a glass of wine or your morning cup of coffee.
Fancy a game of croquet? We have an authentic manicured Croquet lawn, all the specialist equipment with Gazebo viewing and courtside seats. The kids will love playing hide and seek and finding secret spots such as the rose garden, the wishing well and beautiful big trees to climb.
Renovating, relocating, between house sales? We would welcome you for stays of up to 3 months. Ask us about our monthly rates and cleaning services.
Fully equipped kitchen with all the modern necessities including pots and pans, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, oven, stove, kettle and coffee plunger. Dining room with 8 seater dining table, TV, DVD, DVD’s, stereo, clothes dryer, washing machine, iron and ironing board.
Smoking is permitted in the outside area but is strictly not allowed inside the house.
Bedroom and Bathroom Details
Bedroom 1 – 1 x Queen Bed
Bedroom 2 -1 x Queen Bed
Bedroom 3 – 1 x Single bed and Single Bunks
Please request the following items to hire prior to your stay
- A porta cot and high chair: no charge but you must supply your own linen for the portacot.
Linen and Towels
Please bring your own towels and bed linen including 2 sheets per bed, pillow cases and doona covers, we will provide the doonas and pillows. We can supply linen and towels for an additional $40 per bed.
Bathroom 1 – Bath and separate Shower
Ensuite - Shower and Toilet
Powder Room - Toilet
Powder Room – Toilet
From Melbourne Southern Cross Station take the V/Line towards Mansfield and Get off at stop Euroa-Mansfield Rd/Maroondah Hwy (Merton). It will take approximately 2.5 hours. Then you will need to get a taxi to the property which is about a 20min drive as there are no other public transport options available.
Fernside is easy to reach from either the Maroondah or Hume Fwy. A hidden gem just 20mins from Euroa or 2 hours from Melbourne.
Driving distance to:
- Nagambie: 1 hour (81.5 km)
- Seymour: 56 minutes (76.8 km)
- Shepparton: 58 minutes (71.6 km)
- Benalla: 48 minutes (59.4 km)
- Mt Wombat Lookout - Offers excellent 360-degree views of the area from the plateau on top of Mt Wombat. 13.3km, 17 min drive
- Polly McQuinns swimming hole– swimming, picnicking and barbeques in a natural environment. 8.4km, 9 min drive
- The Gooram Falls – A beautiful place to enjoy the views of the rock pools and water cascading over the rock or during summer go for a swim and picnic. 17.6km, 20 min drive